How do I set up layla laptop



my friends and I are building a mobile recording studio and we are just starting out.We purchased a Alien Ware laptop with 2.6 P4 and orderd the layla laptop.we are new with this business and we would appreciate some advice on our setup.Since we have been unable to find the best setup information we are asking for help and pointer.For recording hard core music preferably.
Also we cannot seem to find any info directly related to hard core recording tips any where on the net.we appreciate any advice thank!